The update will hit when people update their phones to iOS 15 this Fall. Much like the iOS 14 update that wrecked Facebook tracking, iPhone users will have the option to opt in or out of email tracking.
There comes a time in every startup when, as a founder, you realize your business idea isn’t going to be as easy to execute as you imagined. The feeling is excruciating, but it doesn’t mean this is the end.
I started my digital nomad journey in Seoul more than five years ago and never looked back. Since life has a magical way of tending to your dreams, I turned my lifestyle into something solid by becoming a European and Singaporean resident.
For years, I’ve kept private lists of phenomenons that got me thinking and made an impact. I’ve noticed lately these scribbled thoughts are becoming part of private conversations I have online, and so I am starting an experiment. I’m going to start sharing these thoughts in my blog.
The result is informal, but I’ll post a few versions of this format before I decide how to proceed. And so we begin with…
Most people would say it’s near impossible to pick favorites, but every year 500 experts from around the globe choose the top bars in the world. Their choices become the industry-revered rating that is The World’s 50 Best Bars.
When it comes to web analytics, bounce rate (aka when visitors land on your site and then leave) is a lot like a golf score. The lower it is the happier you are. If you have a normal, well-working website your bounce rate should be below 50%. If you are seeing higher bounce rates your site is suffering for two reasons. [continue reading…]
As per usual, I had 62 tabs open in Chrome, fluttering about from one article to another, following the link trail that is the endless pursuit of knowledge. Tabs have a way of reproducing like that. When they do I tend to get lost in the whimsy of content hurricanes.
An article about pre-screening engineering talent paves the way for a blog post about machine learning algorithms and then a Wikipedia page about some theory I know I should know but have to look up just in case someone asks at some point in time.
We met just before the Perseid Meteor showers and I fell in love with you when they peaked.
Not long after we met I lost a mother figure. I pulled out my phone when we separated for the night and read the text. All I wanted was you. Somehow you had service even though you were already underground and you came back to meet me. I remember sitting on a ledge at the edge of a building, crying. You beside me, patient and warm. [continue reading…]